Britney Spears is promoting across the pond "Femme Fatale", and even squeezed in the video shoot for her new single "criminal" while abroad in England. However, given the fact that Brit Brit was seen packing heat in the video has generated quite a stir among the British residents, who consider Brit brandishing a gun as a promotion of gun violence. They also consider his actions reckless in light of recent local events.
Digital Spy reports that people are asking Brit to apologize for what they see as irresponsible behavior. Photos of the show shooting Brit and her boyfriend Jason Trawick dropping a convenience mart. Brit is holding a rifle in one hand and on returning to his skinnies in another.
The VID was filmed in Stoke Newington, London and officials are unhappy because the area was affected by the recent British riots. Hackney Council told London Tonight: "In this case, we do not agree that a replica gun could be used to Stoke Newington Town Hall and we are disappointed. We will be raising this issue with the production company. "So it's not as local officials have no reason to be upset, given the recent unrest in the region.
An apology is not all that people would like from the pop diva. Councillor Ian Rathbone added: "I think she should apologize and make a large donation to a charity that deals with young people of Hackney ... For the rudeness and the damage it has done to this community. "
Hackney MP Diane Abbott has expressed some sympathy for Brit, recognizing that "Only a music video." However, it believes that weapons idealization is far more dangerous than it seems. Abbott continued "It's images like that, with gangs Popstars idealization, which means that some young people get in. ... Make Britney should really know better."